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Minor earthquake 3.08 mag, 3 km SSE of Belden, CA

Earthquake location 39.9780006S, -121.2385025WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Belden in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of -1.16 km (-1 miles). Event id: nc73143016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73143016. The temblor was picked up at 11:04:23 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth -1.16 km, -121.2385025° West, 39.9780006° North. Global time and date of event 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 19:04:23 / February 16, 2019 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gridley, Susanville, Palermo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSE of Belden, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.2385025° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9780006° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SSE of Belden, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-16 19:04:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-16 19:11:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 146 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2794 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73143016 Id of event.
Event Code 73143016 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73143016, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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